More San Francisco police have been patrolling the Mission District since a second gang-related murder less than 24 hours after a young father was shot to death by gang members who mistakenly thought he belonged to a rival gang.
A prosecutor told a federal jury in San Francisco Monday that the most important rule of the MS-13 street gang is to “attack and kill rival gang members.”
East Palo Alto police were conducting parole and probation sweeps throughout the city Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing crackdown on gang activity.
A documented Sureno gang member was arrested for an attempted robbery Thursday night at a San Rafael market, a police lieutenant said.
San Francisco police are stepping up enforcement in the Mission District after a series of suspected gang-related stabbings and shootings.
A woman charged with supplying the gun used to fatally shoot a teenager at a party in Redwood City in 2004 was sentenced to five years in prison in San Mateo County Superior Court Wednesday.
There are 2,700 known gang members in San Mateo County, yet the gang-related homicide rate in San Mateo County is among the lowest in the state.